Bassist Charlie Krause and Pianist Maxwell Connery Recognized for Outstanding Performances at Jackson Liberty Jazz Festival

May 22nd, 2017

The RFH Jazz Band attended the Jackson Liberty High School Jazz Festival in April and performed selections by Jaco Pastorius, Horace Silver, and Victor Lopez. Bassist Charlie Krause and Pianist Maxwell Connery both received individual musicianship awards from a panel of professional jazz musicians and adjudicators. Charlie Krause also received one of the festivals Best Overall Soloist awards for his bass solo on Jaco Pastorius’s “The Chicken.” Congratulations to both of these fine musicians and the whole RFH Jazz Band!